Delisting Grizzlies | Ensuring A Species’ Survival

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is intended to lead to recovery and delisting, so long as adequate plans exist to assure recovery continues. The ESA requires that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepare… Continue reading

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#findyourpark | A QUICK INTRO TO GLACIER

One of America’s most spectacular parks is without a doubt, Glacier. Now, you may have heard me say that I have been making plans to visit this park every year for nearly 10… Continue reading

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#findyourpark | ROCKY MOUNTAIN

Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is the quintessential Summer mountain destination. With cool temps in the 40’s to upper 70’s, it’s a nice getaway from the sweltering heat of the lowlands. It… Continue reading

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Adjusting To The Tiny Lifestyle

Over the course of the last year, we have paired down everything we own to a small storage unit and whatever we can fit in our 200 sq. ft. travel trailer. It was… Continue reading

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Summer: A Season For Work

As the Byrds and the Good Book say, there is a season for everything. Turn, turn, turn. And as much as I’ve been conditioned in modern life to believe that Summer is the… Continue reading

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#findyourpark | GRAND TETON

Where to begin?? Grand Teton National Park is one of the most magnificent 310,000 acres in all of North America. If there were ever a “bucket list” National Park… this is it. I first… Continue reading

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BRAZOS BEND | Working to Relax

Nowadays, at least in the U.S., we’re all expected to work more and more. The saying used to be “working 9 to 5”, but not too long ago it became 8 to 5…… Continue reading

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#ontheroad

  Well, we’re officially announcing going on the road full time. We’ve been talking about it for a year now, and though we don’t know what tomorrow will bring, we’re moving forward. Starting… Continue reading

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The Wyomingites | Genesis

When I first arrived in Pinedale in the winter of 2005, it was -40F. Not the most hospitable place I’d ever lived. Considering up until that point, I had only lived in Dallas and Austin,… Continue reading

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20 Below // Yellowstone

Life is all about adaptation. If you can’t stay flexible, especially when on the road, you’ll end up frustrated and angry. Plans are going to change. Your best efforts will be thwarted frequently. I… Continue reading

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BRANDS + CREATIVES // Why We Need Them, and They Need Us

Creatives and brands have always had a close relationship, but there’s never been a time in history when these two groups have been more dependent on each other. Content, content, content.  We are bombarded… Continue reading

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#FindYourPark | BIG BEND

Now we’re talking! Big Bend is my home park… So I’ve got lots of good insight for you here. I’ve been making the 9 hour drive to this remote National Park for the… Continue reading

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#findyourpark | The Centennial

They’ve been called “National Treasures” and “America’s Best Idea”… Our National Parks. Both characterizations are absolutely on point. On August 25 of this year, the National Park Service (NPS) turns 100. And I am proud… Continue reading

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Winter in Big Bend

We just returned from our annual birthday trip for Ellen to Big Bend. And this one was extra special. It’s always a special experience to spend time in nature at one of our national… Continue reading

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And A Very Merry {Odd} Christmas To You

I’ve never much liked traditional Christmas cards… nothing against shiny happy families, just not for me. So I had an idea while listening to Sufjan’s Xmas-Spirit Catcher waaaaayyy too early in the season. Like around… Continue reading

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Telluride’s Bounty

I had the absolute pleasure of spending this year’s peak Autumn colors in Telluride, CO. It’s rare that I stray to far from my usual Wyoming stomping grounds for the Fall, but 2015 was… Continue reading

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To Share or Not To Share

The debate rages on. You might ask, “exactly which debate?” The subject of sharing is quite broad. Well, let me explain… And don’t be surprised if it opens some related subjects on which I… Continue reading

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#findyourpark | Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park… There is noting small or obscure about this central Washington state treasure.  It is named for it’s highest and most prominent summit, Rainier. I had the opportunity to spend… Continue reading

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The Ocean Song

The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always… Continue reading

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Canon’s New EF 16-35 f/4L // Field Review

Affordable, super sharp (even called ‘the sharpest Canon has ever made’), and sturdy.  Did I mention it also has IS?  Oh yeah, and a 77mm filter ring. It wasn’t all that long ago (2… Continue reading

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Photographing // Tents

Yeah, it’s a thing.  And if you follow me on Instagram, you know that I clearly enjoy it. Photographing tents in amazing places is trending on Instagram and other social media outlets, and for good… Continue reading

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